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      Man in critical condition after lightning strike

      The call came in from 711 West First Avenue but EMS says they can't confirm that the victim was in fact struck by lightning. / Cody Long


      UPDATE (9/3/14 1:30 P.M.):

      John Clyde is in critical condition at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital after he and his friend, Zaki Davis, were injured by a lightning strike.

      Davis wasn't taken to the hospital. This happened after lightning struck close to the car the two men were working on Tuesday night, according to neighbors.

      ORGINAL STORY:

      Dougherty County EMS has confirmed a report of a lightning strike Tuesday evening.

      The call came in from 711 West First Avenue but EMS says they can't confirm that the victim was in fact struck by lightning.

      That victim was taken to Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital. That person's name and condition aren't being released.

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